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been highly critical of chevron following that recent mass ive fire at the refinery. ktvu has learned that the city will reach out to chevron hoping that the oil company will help revitalize the area. the city council is expected to make that request later this week in a story you will only see on 2. >> reporter: look in downtown richmond and you will see the signs, richmond welcomes lbnl. a major gift that the city wants to build upon with chevron. >> we're urging chevron to help create a research campus in richmond most particularly at marina bay because that's where berkeley labs are coming in. >> reporter: tom butts says the idea is with lawrence berkeley labs and chevron marina bay could become a mayor green tech center instead of what it is. a collection of empty office buildings but says it would help the city and chevron. >> have a presence here in richmond beyond just refining. >> reporter: one significant tenant at the bay is chevron. chevron intended a major presence but that changed after a plan to modernize the refinery got stuck in the courts. in a written statement, che
a suspect. >> many people in richmond have been highley critical of chevron following that massive fire at the refinery. now we have learned the city will reach out to chevron hoping that the oil company will help the area in the community. ken pritchett joins us live from the bay with the tips that richmond is set to make. >> reporter: we are told that on tuesday the city council will ask chevron in a resolution to develop a new research center here in marina bay. it's a part of the city that -- the resolution describes as downtrodden but perhaps is on the mend. looking downtown richmond and you will seat signs, richmond welcomes ldnl. they were picked for a new campus. a major gift the city wants to build on with chevron. >> urging them to help create a -- a research campus in richmond and most particularly at marina bay. that's near where lawrence berkeley labs coming in. >> reporter: the city councilman said the idea is with the labs and chevron the bay could be a major green tech center instead of a collection of mostly empty office buildings. he said it would help the city and ch
news. >>> chevron today released alert other oil refiners failed causing last month's massive fire in richmond. chevron says a carbon fueled pipe may corrode faster than expected when exposed to sulfur compounds under high pressure. san ramon chevron said all color carbon-filled systems to make sure they're not at risk for failure. >>> now continuing coverage for an 11-year-old oakland boy who was wounded by a bullet while he slept in his own bed. tonight he is now back at home in the same house where he was shot. luis hernandez has a bullet in his back. he was shot thursday morning. he was hit by one of ten bullets fired into his home. that left family with fears and mixed emotions about his homecoming. >> i'm happy but i don't want to sleep in the same room because i'm scared it's going to happen again. >> it's like my bring my son again back to the trash right here. >> luis's parents say they're working hard to find a new place for the family to live. >>> new face is going up at san mateo elementary school where authorities say a nine-year-old girl was abducted from a restroom.
out to chevron and chevron they are hoping will help revitalize the area. it is after all the criticism and the city of richmond wants chevron to help create a research campus at marina bay and that's where they have selected the area as its new campus. city leaders believe they could create a new green tech center. >> it is short on knowledge in a number of ways that they want to increase their presence in richmond. >> well the richmond city council is expected to make their formal request tomorrow and chevron is not in any position to make any long time investment decisions until they come up with a plan to very write lies -- revitalize their communities. >>> it happened in the early afternoon. the work is part of the pipeline safety program and depending on the weather, people living nearby may smell natural gas. they may consider an antismoking ordinance and in many out door spaces such as parks, bus stops and they are the latest to push for stricter smoking laws and they are driven by complaints. >> they will speak at the open world conference in just about two hours,
morgan says it intends to fight the lawsuit. >>> chevron is appealing a decision ordering it to pay property taxes. chevron filed the appeal in contra costa. earlier the board rejected chevron's appeal of the 2009 property tax bill and ordered the company to pay $27 million in taxes. a chevron spokesman tells ktvu the company is in mediation over assessments going back to 2004 and is hopeful for a fair settlement. >>> the city council is meeting tonight that are outsourcing police service. the council expects to hear from both reporters and critics and it seems the meeting could be moot. the proposal is in response to a $9 million deficit and comes with contract know,s with the police department. the city's primary argument is outsourcing police duties to the sheriff's department but we've learn it had sheriff decided not to submit the bid. >>> in recent days, it was peanut products. now it's smoked salmon that is the rauls. kirk land brand smoked salmon sold at costco. it sickened at least a hundred people in the u.s.. the cdc says it's seen a rise of salmonella combination cases l
hearing on the chevron refinery fire. last month it sent thousands to the hospital and a state spokesperson said more need to be done to ensure this does not happen again. meantime chevron issued an alert to other refineries about the pipe failure that caused that fire. >>> in other election news, mitt romney and president barack obama headed to the battleground state. they will speak at a campaign rally and they are expected to speak before the october 15th deadline. they will meet with veterans in springfield. recent polls shows it leads mitt romney in virginia. >>> u.s. soldiers all around the world are taking a break. coming up, special training they will have to participate instead as the military tries to curb a disturbing trend. >> soming up, the regular referees are coming back. the agreement includes a retirement plan and regular officials will begin with tonight's game between cleveland and baltimore after replacement referees blue a call between seattle seahawks and green bay packers. now while one is resolved, the other continues. the nhl lock out could last for mon
. >>> we will show you what is going on in business on wall street, next. t. chevron's been here in california for 133 years. we work hard. we support 1 in 200 jobs in the state. we support each other. and we spent over $450 million dollars with local small businesses last year. and, together, we can keep this... we're committed. ...the great state of california. committed to california. ♪ . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, right on time, opening bell ringing in new york at the new york stock exchange and over there on the nasdaq, is the health and diplomacy organization bringing national -- world attention to a lot of organizations this week with the un meeting in new york. many are visiting the new york stock exchange and we will tell you why stocks are actually headed up this morning. >> we will smile and say good morning to you, it is a thursday september 27th, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook, time now 6:30 testimony. the san francisco police raided an occupied camp in downtown san francisco just hours ago. police say they gave the protesters a lot
. >>> general motors affects the chevron equinox and suvs from the 2007 model year. it includes the model year chevrolet cobalts and pontiac g5 sedans. they have plastic parts connected to the fuel pump and that could lead to a fire. the company will provide free parts if those parts are cracked. >>> it comes to mobile video games. it shows 60% of players are female and they prefer orders like friends. the study shows women are more likely to send a facebook game invitation. >>> if you are in san rafael, you may notice a bad smell. what is causing it and what is being done to make it go away. >>> it was so loud, the base was so deep it was vibrating our house. >>> hundreds, a concert that shifted all night, the noisy night that has them fuming. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. starting at $6.99. our tri-tip with hand-breaded onion straws, our crispy shrimp smothered in bang bang sauce, and tuscan chicken on focaccia. sizzler. t
to call police. >>> occupied protesters will march to chevron revine are you. -- refinery. there is a reminder for all drivers today, today is national walk and roll to school day. so keep your eyes peeled, you will see more students walking and riding their bikes to school. students and parents all over the bay area plan to take part in this annual event. organizers say the whole golden courages healthy habits and also reduces pollution. >>> well the news gets better and better for oakland a's fans. it appears the as will stay in the east bay for a while. they are at the coliseum with all the good news, good morning, alex. >> yes, if they can win today, they are division champions and of course they want more and they are confidence going in for the final game of the season. the first pitch, 1235 taking part in a pressure packed personality. that was the strike that gave the chance at the division title. that put them in a tie for first place. now they have not had a share for first place all season long until now. now the rangers are having a bit of trouble and they go s
to reach out to chevron. this follows weeks of criticism after the massive fire at the refinefully august. the city wants chevron to help create a research campus at the marina bay. city council believes this could be a green tech center. >> i mean, chevron has sort of acknowledged that -- in a number of ways that -- that they want to increase their presence in richmond. >> the city council is expected to make their request tomorrow. chevron has said it is not in a position to make any long-term investment decision until a plan to modernize it is successfully submitted. >>> pg&e crews want to warn people of possible odors say near highway 280 and edgewood road. and this is part of the pipeline safety program. depending upon where you are, you may smell natural gas while pga vents. >>> oracle openworld's 2012 conference is happening and yesterday, larry ellison debuted new pro ducks during his speech. he will be speaking again tomorrow. they are expecting 50,000 people at the moscone center through thursday. the area around howard street may be blocked off for you drivers. so expect delays
stealing a gun that was inside. >>> chevron said it filed suit in superior court yesterday. earlier this year a county appeals board rejected chevron's appeal of the 2007- 2009 property tax bill and it ordered the company to pay $27 million more in taxes. a chevron spokesperson tells ktvu the company is currently in mediation over a tax assessment going back to 2004 and is hopeful for a fair settlement. >>> a while fire in mendecino county has burned through five structures. it's called the flim fire. it started yesterday afternoon and has burned through 300 acres. firefighters say most of the land is commercial timber property. but about 20 structures are in potential danger. now we just checked for the latest information from calfire, the agency says this fire is 25% contained. >>> investigators are still in the scene of a fire that destroyed three homes. the fire started about 5:00 last night near highway 116 and highway 101. near cotati. the fire left several people homeless including a couple that was supposed to get married this weekend. investigators are still trying to figur
for a special hearing in the wake of the chevron refinery fire. the fire at the chevron refinery sent thousands to the hospital and injured three employees. they say more needs be dune protect public health and safety. lawmakers must look at whether government regulations are working. >>> campbell soup is closing its plant in sacramento next july and laying off hundreds of workers. the plant opened in 1947 and is the oldest of their 4 u.s. plants. but with the decline in the popularity of canned soups, they made the difficult decision to close the plant in sacramento. >> it made it clear the real issue is the lack of demand. people are not buying soup. in the same amounts that they have in prior years. >> one research firm said over all canned soup consumption is down 13%. >>> the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits plunged. that is a hopeful sign for the job market. claims dropped to 399,000. that is the lowest level in 9 weeks. the number of people collecting also fell by 4,000 4,000 to 2.3 million. on wall street, the dow is up 72 to 13,485. the s&p is up 13 to 1,447. the
will not be back on their jobs until saturday. >>> and just a few hours, occupy protesters will be outside chevron's refinery in richmond. it's a response to the massive fire at the refinery in august. protesters want safety improvements and reduced emissions. they plan to march to the refinery at 3:00 this afternoon. yesterday, the city council passed a resolution requiring chevron to use higher standards when rebuilding the crude unit that caused the fire. >>> more testimony is expected later today in oakland at the murder trial of jeselle esteban accused of killing hayward nursing student michelle ley last year and dumping her body. yesterday, defense lawyers said estaban was at an emotional low point at the time of ley's death. the lawyers did not deny that esteban killed her. instead they say it happened in the heat of passion and should not be considered first or second degree murder. >>> the blue angels are doing practice runs in the skies over oakland tomorrow and friday. danville pilot whose known for his heroic landing at the commercial airliner in new york's hudson river will be riding
sight hearing on the chevron refinery fire. they want a review it prevent similar incidents in the future. although investigations are not complete they say the response plans, maintenance and monitoring equipment were all inadequate during the fire. >>> the man behind the anti- muslim film was arrested on suspicion of violating his probation. the arrest of nakoula basseley nakoula. nakoula basseley nakoula was convicted in 2010 of check fraud which prohibits him from using computers or the internet without approval. that film made by nakoula basseley nakoula has been sited as a motive or cover for the killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. has complete coverage of the attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and the protest over the film. >>> the arrest of a top google exec is revivalling a debate -- reviving a debate. google's president of operations in brazil was arrested after the site declined to move videos criticizing a mayoral candidate. he faces up to a year in jail. >>> clergy members gathered in support of a bill f
the chevron refinery fire that happened back in august. a group is gathered right now near the refinery, holding the rally. after marching to the station to this point. you're looking at live images from newschopper 2. we're going to focus it on the group that appears to be blocking the street. this scene is taking place on the right-hand side of 580 as you're just about to cross the richmond-san rafael bridge. this one intersection does appear to be closed off. the fire, when it happened, sent a big toxic cloud over the city of richmond. as a result, thousands of residents went to the hospital in the next few days with respiratory problems. residents are submitting a list of demands to chevron and that list includes reduced emission as well as better air quality monitoring. >>> so fleet week is underway with the blue angels overhead. the navy is showing off an amphibious vehicle. >> i'm very impressed by the size of it, the ability to carry emergency vehicles, from trucks to generators, and all the things we might need in a disaster we hope we never have. >> the mayor was impressed by
california. they also say prices have been about 10% higher ever since the august 6th chevron refinery fire in richmond. >>> silican valley's juniper networks will follow through with plans to cut hundreds of jobs. the sunnyvale company confirmed they will cut 500 positions. it's part of the price cutting plan announced in july. no word on how many jobs will be here in the area. >>> the campbell city council could finalize the annexation of a small piece of land. it is tucked neatly between campbell and san jose but had previously fallen under the jurisdiction of san jose. tonight a tentative date could be set for next may as the date cambrian36 can officially call itself campbell. >>> the city owes about $4 million to the california public employees retirement system other while known as calpers. the city will save about $700,000 in interests by taking out a new loan at lower interest rates and then paying off that debt now. >>> california secretary of state debra boeing was in the area to thank two long time workers. >> thank you rita for your 60 years of service. would you like to come u
at 3:00 this afternoon. yesterday the city council passed a resolution to require chevron to use higher standards to rebuild that unit, the one that started the fire. >>> scott weaner said his office is getting a lot of complaints about naked people who are often outside castro's plaza. now he is proposing a ban on public nudity except for events like beta breakers. the area is known for free expression but some of the nudests have taken it too far. >> hanging out for hours is going too far. >> we want to show decorum and a little respect because we don't want to push nudity in front of everybody. >> violaters could be fined is hundred dollars for a first offense. now a third offense can lead to a $500 fine for a misdemeanor criminal charge. >>> they will make practice runs for fleet week. don't be alarm if you see schnuck helicopters in the -- helicopters in the sky. they will be participating in the disaster response exercise. also this morning, a hoover craft will be landing on ocean beach so traffic could be rerouted in that area. now fleet week officially kicks off tomorrow on our
sure this doesn't happen again. in the meantime, chevron alerted other oil refineries about that pipe failure that caused the fire. >>> well, san francisco reportedly is closed to -- is close to a new financial deal involving the america's cup yacht race. the "chronicle" reports the deal modifies the finance am obligations to the -- financial obligations to the race. if the venues are not ready, the city faces charges starting at $29,000 a day. the maximum exposure could reach $10 million. a project manager is saying he's pretty confident. the city is also trying to raise -- trying to raise money to offset the cost. >>> let's check in with sal. i know there's fog along the coast. that's -- that's affecting flights. >> yes. the planes come in late, they turn around late. it's all dependent on the weather. not every flight will be delayed. but that's just what there are expecting. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, that's backed up for about a 25-minute wait. it's pretty long. if you are on the peninsula, trying to get to sfo, 101 looks pretty good. 280 is better. >> 1:20? >> so
they are gonna march to chevron's refinery in richmond. coming up at 7:45, what they will demand after that huge refinery fire back in august. >>> and today is national walk and roll to school day. you may notice more students walking and riding bikes to call -- school. students and parents plan to take part in the event. the goal, to reduce pollution and promote healthy habits. >>> sal, you are watching the toll plaza. >> that's right. let's go outside and take a look at what we have right now. you will see the traffic continues to be relatively slow, i would say, it's backed up for a 30-minute delay before you make it on the span itself. if you are driving on the -- the approach to 80 is slow. 880 is not bad. we've been talking about this all morning since we started at 4:30, there is a very important as game at the coliseum. it starts at 12:45. it should be over at 4:00. that means there will be a tough commute right here on the nimitz freeway. and if you are driving further south on 8 0, it will be slower. then a -- 880, it will be slower. 7:39. let's go to steve. >>> thank you. a very good
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and other crimes. >>> chevron is alerting others about the pipe that failed causing last month's fire. the type of steel may be to blame. carbon steel pipes with a low silicon content may corrode faster than expected under high temperature. the company says it is alerting other oil refiners and expecting all other systems to make sure they are not at risk of failure. chevron won contracts to look for oil. the work will be done at two spots in deep waters between 75- miles and 110 miles off shore. they will have a 55% steak in the work. >>> he was arrested for trying to poison his girlfriend as she lay in a nursing home. ktvu's debora villalon is live where the man defended the supplement he gave her. >> reporter: he is home now as the case against him crumbles because the drink he gave his girlfriend was an alternative health product he says. >> i take it all the time. >> reporter: really? >> of course. >> reporter: we found him free after three nights in jail. no charges filed. >> it happened. i can't undo it. we can try to correct it. there is the -- the up side is the positive publ
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